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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

This resource, found within the University of Virginia’s Children’s Medical Center, is a tutorial for children and parents. It provides information about what cerebral palsy (CP) is, what the causes of CP are, different types of CP, problems people with CP may encounter, equipment used by people with CP, and therapy techniques.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

ifeminists.com

ifeminists.com

“This site is an all-inclusive online center where people looking for a new way to approach feminism can gather online, learn, and access a wealth of information. ifeminists.com offers in-depth resources and portal-like tools for everyone: activists and scholars, experts and beginners, women and men.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

This page is provided by the Centers for Disease Control ( Department of Health and Human Services) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), and provides information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The site offers fact sheets, FAQs, publications, educational materials, and other resources. It can also be accessed in …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

disABILITY Information and Resources

disABILITY Information and Resources

A long list of articles about disability and links to disability resources on the Web, including databases, resource sites, events, products, services. Special page with numerous links to sources for information on accessible web page design.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Special Education

Information on Autism

Information on Autism

The University of North Carolina provides answers to 20 common questions about autism, a family reference guide, and information about Asperger’s Syndrome. Some information also available in Spanish.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism–Asperger’s Syndrome; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism

Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology

Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology

Formerly the Swedish Handicap Institute, the SIAT works to provide access to well-functioning assistive technology that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. It works to stimulate research, analyze needs and encourage the testing of assistive technology by providing information and training to professionals in such technol …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Telecare Aware

Telecare Aware

“Telecare Aware is a news service about the technology, products, equipment and services (called telecare and telehealth) that help older and disabled people remain independent at home for longer.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Science & Technology; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences Blogs–Disability/Accessibility Blogs; Science & Technology Blogs

explore

explore

The website “explore” is “a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes.” This site includes short films and photograph collections of issues including environmental causes, education, human rights, public health, animal welfare, spirituality and disabilities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Initiative

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Initiative

Information for disabled veteran small business owners seeking federal government business opportunities. Links to websites and instructions on getting listed with the Federal Supply Service and navigating the contracting process.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Entrepreneurs With Disabilities; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

National Center for Family Literacy

National Center for Family Literacy

The site promotes family literacy based on an intergenerational approach, contains information on literacy initiatives, training services for professional development, and a collection of other resources for teachers and parents.
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; School And Homework Help; School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Learning Disabilities–Dyslexia

Unlocking Autism

Unlocking Autism

Information about autism and helps parents get in touch with a country-wide network of “Unlocking Autism Representatives” who can help with finding the best available resources for their children. Users can post messages to the site community or search for experts to help them answer questions.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism

Talk about Curing Autism

Talk about Curing Autism

TACA is a non-profit organization that focuses on building the autism community by connecting people and sharing information. Resources on the site help affected families find support and effective treatments as quickly as possible.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism

The Bigger Pockets Blog

The Bigger Pockets Blog

Stay up-to-date with current real estate information written by experts in the field. This blog is meant for lenders, renters, homeowners, investors, bankers, landlords, and anyone else interested in the real estate market.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing; Business & Economics Blogs

National Resource Center on AD/HD: A Program of CHADD

National Resource Center on AD/HD: A Program of CHADD

This site is the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on AD/HD. The NRC provides comprehensive information and support to individuals with AD/HD, their families and friends, and the professionals involved in their lives.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Irlen

Irlen

Devoted to information regarding symptoms and potential treatment for Irlen Syndrome, formerly known as Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, which can affect reading comprehension, attention, and light sensitivity in children and adults.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Counselling Resource

Counselling Resource

“Compare types of counselling and psychotherapy, take self-tests and quizzes, identify symptoms, look up medications, or learn about secure online therapy.” Read answers to mental health questions or ask your own anonymous question.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Mental Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Depression; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Personality Disorders